Upcoming Events

25
May
Domestic Violence Examiner (DVE) Training (online)
Web-Based Training

Registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, physicians, and physician assistants are invited to attend this online domestic violence examiner (DVE) training. Participants will learn the essential skills and knowledge to appropriately care for adult and adolescent patients who have experienced intimate partner violence. Topics to be covered include:

  • Dynamics of Intimate Partner Violence
  • Assessing and Treating the IPV Patient
  • Patient-Centered Coordinated Team Approach
  • Legal Issues
  • Operational Issues

Registration is free to properly licensed health care providers from IHS, Tribal, and Urban Indian health care facilities. Health care providers from referral facilities that serve American Indian or Alaska Native victims of sexual assault are also eligible to attend at no cost. The course will be accessible through the tribal forensic healthcare learning management system.  Materials will be downloadable from within the course.  Participants must have regular access to the internet with a connection faster than analog/dial-up.  The course must be completed by July 6, 2015.  No exceptions or extensions will be granted.

This is a 24-hour self-paced course. Students may complete the work at any time of the day or night that is convenient to them.

Questions?  Email us at tribalforensichealthcare@iafn.org

1
Jun
Pediatric Clinical Skills Training
PSAE - Clinical

Training dates are available from June 2015 - March 2016.

Eligiblity: This free 3-day hands-on clinical skills training opportunity is intended for RNs, Advanced Practice Nurses, Physician Assistants, and  Physicians working at Tribal or IHS facilities who have already completed a 40 hour Pediatric Sexual Assault Examiner classroom course.

Registration: As this is a one-on-one, hands-on training opportunity, only 30 slots are available.  We expect this to be a popular training opportunity so please register ASAP. You can register while still in the process of gaining official travel approval from your facility.

After you register and we confirm your eligibility, we will contact you to schedule a date. Participants will be scheduled on a first-come,
first serve basis, based upon the date and time you register for this training on the Tribal Forensic Healthcare website.

3
Jun
Pediatric Sexual Assault Examiner: Case Study Review
Webinar

Forensic nurses provide specialized care for the pediatric patient who is presenting for health care related to known or suspected child maltreatment.  A variety of case studies of child maltreatment patients will be utilized for this webinar.  Presenting signs and symptoms, patient and caregiver histories and clinical evaluation will be included and discussed.

27
Jul
Adult / Adolescent Sexual Assault Examiner Training (Online)
Web-Based Training

Registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, physicians, and physician assistants are invited to attend this online sexual assault examiner (SAE) training. Participants will learn the elements of conducting comprehensive adult/adolescent medical forensic examinations in cases involving sexual assault. This 40 hour online course will cover topics including:

  • Trauma Informed Care
  • Dynamics of Adult/Adolescent Sexual Assault
  • The Medical Forensic Evaluation
  • Medical Management
  • Program/Operational Issues
  • Patient-Centered Coordinated Team Approach
  • The Justice System and Testimony
  • Vicarious Trauma and Self Care

Registration is free to properly licensed health care providers from IHS, Tribal, and Urban Indian health care facilities. Health care providers from referral facilities that serve American Indian or Alaska Native victims of sexual assault are also eligible to attend at no cost. The course will be accessible through the tribal forensic healthcare learning management system.  Materials will be downloadable from within the course.  Participants must have regular access to the internet with a connection faster than analog/dial-up.  The course must be completed by October 5, 2015.  No exceptions or extensions will be granted.

Questions?  Email us at tribalforensichealthcare@iafn.org

17
Aug
Domestic Violence Examiner (DVE) Training (online)
Web-Based Training

Registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, physicians, and physician assistants are invited to attend this online domestic violence examiner (DVE) training. Participants will learn the essential skills and knowledge to appropriately care for adult and adolescent patients who have experienced intimate partner violence. Topics to be covered include:

  • Dynamics of Intimate Partner Violence
  • Assessing and Treating the IPV Patient
  • Patient-Centered Coordinated Team Approach
  • Legal Issues
  • Operational Issues

Registration is free to properly licensed health care providers from IHS, Tribal, and Urban Indian health care facilities. Health care providers from referral facilities that serve American Indian or Alaska Native victims of sexual assault are also eligible to attend at no cost. The course will be accessible through the tribal forensic healthcare learning management system.  Materials will be downloadable from within the course.  Participants must have regular access to the internet with a connection faster than analog/dial-up.  The course must be completed by September 28, 2015.  No exceptions or extensions will be granted.

This is a 24-hour self-paced course. Students may complete the work at any time of the day or night that is convenient to them.

Questions?  Email us at tribalforensichealthcare@iafn.org

17
Aug
Sexual Assault Examiner Training (Classroom-Based) in Anchorage, AK
SAE Training
Anchorage, Alaska

Registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, physicians, and physician assistants are invited to attend this five-day, classroom-based sexual assault examiner (SAE) training. Participants will learn the elements of conducting comprehensive adult/adolescent medical forensic examinations in cases involving sexual assault. This 40 hour classroom-based course will cover topics including:

Announcements

October 6, 2014

Forensic equipment is available to IHS, Tribal, and Urban Indian healthcare facilities at no cost from the Indian Health Service. Forensic equipment consists of a high-quality digital camera, a laptop installed with Second Opinion software, a tripod, camera lenses, and other accessories housed in a durable storage case. Colposcopes are also available. To receive equipment, go to https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/TGYMNSN and complete the form.

May 10, 2013

For recorded sessions on how to install your forensic equipment and basic tips for using the digital camera and colposcope, visit Second Opinion’s File Sharing Portal at: https://files.secondopinion.net/fs/v.aspx?v=8b6f62889c666eb96f97

May 1, 2013